In Memory of Karl 'Edrik' Manson 1970 - 2010

Karl Edrik Stand Up Comic

Karl Edrik as Pyramus


The comic creation that became Karl Edrik began his journey to the stage growing up in the Shetland Islands. Displaying a passion for writing, singing and the arts, he decided in 2006 to devote himself to stand up comedy and through serious gigging throughout the UK his reputation as a sharply observed comic has grown apace with gigs at The Brighton Comedy Festival, Ed Comedy (formerly The East Dulwich Tavern Comedy Club), The Comedy Store, Downstairs At The Kings Head and other top comedy clubs.

An Edinburgh Festival regular whose shows have included “About As Funny As It Gets” and “Hari Krisha and The Philosopher’s Stoned” over recent years, Karl’s events and stand up draws on his extensive experience of and connections from all across the circuit.

“Ex-barrister Karl Edrik began the evening in suitable fashion with anecdotes you'd never believe if they weren't true and his ramshackle charm won everyone over.” -Surrey Today

“In my 27yrs as a pro stand up, rarely have I seen so much potential – he’ll go all the way to the top” - Al Benson (Award-Winning Comic)

“Snappy Wit and Hilariously Bizarre Stories – 4 Star Review” ThreeWeeks

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